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NYU Langone Health
Midtown Surgery Center
Roosevelt Hand to Shoulder Center
Louis W. Catalano, III, MD


Louis W. Catalano, III, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Attending Hand Surgeon at the Roosevelt Hand to Shoulder Center at OrthoManhattan
  • Upper Extremity and Hand Fellowship Director at NYU Langone Medical Center

Dr. Catalano is a board certified, fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon based in New York City. Dr. Catalano takes care of many musicians from the NYC Philharmonic and Lincoln Center, as well as many Broadway actors and dancers. Dr. Catalano was the Fordham University’s team physician from 2002-2014 and is the shoulder specialist for Team New York Aquatics swim team.

  • Team Coverage Experience

    fordham university Team Newyrok Aquatics
  • Awards

    Castle Connolly Awards Vital Awards
  • ortho on radio
  • Publications

    Etiology, Evaluation, And Management Options For The Stiff Digit


    Preparatory Time-Related Hand Surgery Operating Room Inefficiency: A Systems Analysis

  • Publications

    Anomalous Courses Of The Palmar Cutaneous Branch Of The Median Nerve In Relation To The Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendon For ORIF Of Distal Radius Fractures


    Comparison of Open and Closed Hand Fractures and the Effect of Urgent Operative Intervention

Patient Reviews

  • I first saw Dr. Catalano after my senior year football season In high school. I learned after an MRI that i had torn the labrum In my right shoulder. Dr. Catalano did a great job making sure that I knew what was going on and ensuring me that everything was going to be okay. I am 2 years into playing...
  • I honestly doubt that there's another Doctor out there in an discipline that is as much of the complete package as Dr C. In my family we've seen him for injuries big and small on family members young and old. Not only is it hard to tell where the injury was, each patients individual fears and condit...
  • In August 2019 I sustained an injury which required bilateral tendon repair surgery. Dr. Catalano was highly recommended to me by a top orthopedic surgeon I know. From the first meeting on, I cannot praise Dr. Catalano enough. He is an excellent surgeon; followed up promptly and put me in the hands ...
    Evan S
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  • Practice Location

    485 Madison Avenue
    8th Floor
    New York, NY 10022

  • 5 blocks north of Grand Central Station

    1 block from the E and M trains, 5th Ave-53 St. Station

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